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For the Child's Sake

Recently D and I found ourselves witnessing an adult’s meltdown. We got involved. The emergency situation went on for several hours. Were we ready? Sort of.  682 more words

Spiritual Formation

Scholarly Saturday: Understanding Youth Suicidal Behaviors

Found this excellent piece of research summarized in this article by “Mad In America” . It was a meta-analysis of qualitative research around youth suicide. The main theme they found was that youth “felt” the fear of suicide from their parents and professionals. 123 more words

Mental Health

Gerald E. Mines

Title:   Police Expert, Consultant
Company:  Equalizer Private Investigations
Location:   Queens, NY United States
Distinguished Member

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CIT Training

CIT training will be coming up. I hope to get into the program. I do not think it has any affiliation with NAMI but it is important. 155 more words


Crisis Intervention Training

I recently completed training to volunteer answering an lgbtq helpline, despite having volunteered answering crisis lines before I still learned a lot from the training and I’m sure will gain a lot of new experience doing this. 952 more words

Social Work

You are not a punching bag!

Many women and children are abused in the United States and have no way out of the situation. Words spoken in anger are as harmful as a fist to the face, whether it be to a woman or a child.  1,002 more words


The Language of Borderline Personality Disorder

Language has power. The simple addition of a comma into a sentence can change language drastically. As professsionals we need to be cognesient of language as it often effects our actions. 616 more words

Mental Health